Olive Schreiner Quote

Only the sea is like a human being; the sky is not, nor is the earth. But the sea is always moving, always something deep in itself is stirring it. It never rests; it is always wanting, wanting, wanting.


The Story of an African Farm, Part II, Chapter XI (p. 317), Little, Brown, & Co. 1924

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Only the sea is like a human being; the sky is not, nor is the earth. But the sea is always moving, always something deep in itself is stirring it....

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Only the sea is like a human being; the sky is not, nor is the earth. But the sea is always moving, always something deep in itself is stirring it....

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Only the sea is like a human being; the sky is not, nor is the earth. But the sea is always moving, always something deep in itself is stirring it....

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Only the sea is like a human being; the sky is not, nor is the earth. But the sea is always moving, always something deep in itself is stirring it....